Safet Dabovic

Job Title: Full-Time Lecturer

Phone: (631) 632-4246

Office Location: H-2038B

Education: Ph.D. Stony Brook University (2009); MA Queens College (1998); BA Queens College (1995)

Courses Taught: WRT 101, WRT 102, WRT 302, AIM 102, AIM 104, EGL 192, EGL 218, EGL 227, EGL 367

Professional Interests:

Composition and Rhetoric, 19th and 20th Century American Literature, and African-American Literature.


  • "Out of Place: The Travels of Nicholas Said." Criticism 54.1 (Winter 2012): 59-83.


  • “African Muslim Displacement: The Unusual Journey of Abd ar-Rahman.” Paper presented at Nexus Interdisciplinary Conference: University of Tennessee, Knoxville. April 7-8, 2006.
  • “The Mystical Deconstruction of the Harlem Renaissance: Jean Toomer and the Gurdjieff.” Paper presented at Temples for Tomorrow–New Readings and Contexts: Rhode Island College, Providence. May 7 and 8, 2004.
  • “Michael Gold: Straddling the Line between Contradiction and Stalin.” Paper presented at Constellation: Stony Brook University/State University of New York 12th Annual Graduate Interdisciplinary Conference, March 18, 2000.


Program in Writing and Rhetoric • Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY 11794-5340 • 631.632.7390
Writing Center • 631.632.7405